Microsoft’s Co-Founder Paul Allen Donated $300 Million To Expand Brain Research

Posted on Mar 22 2012 - 8:58am by Editorial Staff

Paul Allen, an American business magnate, investor and co-founder of Microsoft with Bill Gates has donated an additional $300 million to a foundation aimed at expanding brain research and how best to treat brain-related disorders. The contribution will support the first four years of 10-year plan to address critical questions about how the brain works. The Allen Institute for Brain Science, based in Seattle, was established with a 2003 contribution of $100 million from the former Microsoft executive, who then donated another $100 million.

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